Dominic Mazzotta Bellator 186 – He’s Back!

The Honey Badger, Dominic Mazzotta, will make his highly anticipated return to the cage on the Bellator 186 card taking place at the Bryce Jordan Center on the campus of Penn State University. The card is set to take place on November 3, 2017 and is headlined by Ryan Bader defending his newly acquired light heavyweight title against Linton Vassell, who is riding a very impressive 3 fight win streak. Dominic Mazzotta Bellator 186

Dominic Mazzotta Bellator 186

Mazzotta, a Pittsburgh native, sports a very impressive 12-2 record. Most recently, he made his Bellator debut at Bellator 178 in April against rising superstar AJ McKee. Losing his Bellator debut in highlight reel fashion was not the way he envisioned it happening, and he will be sure to be looking for retribution.

His opponent, Matt Lozano, will be making his second run inside the Bellator cage. Lozano fought two fights for Bellator in 2012, going 1-1 for the promotion. His overall pro MMA record is 8-5 and he is on a two-fight skid. He will be looking to right that ship as well.

The Honey Badger has been dominant on the local scene, fighting and submitting nearly all of his foes. His first loss, in his forth pro fight, came at the hands of current UFC Featherweight Champion Cody Garbrandt. He has fought at both featherweight and bantamweight and will be looking to make his mark as a bantamweight in Bellator, after agreeing to his debut fight against McKee at featherweight.

This November 3rd card is still certainly a work in progress for Bellator, as they have three announced fights and two Penn State alumni on the card without opponents. Here is how the fight card currently looks:

Ryan Bader (23-5) vs. Linton Vassell (18-5, 1 NC) *Light Heavyweight Championship (205 lbs.)
Phil Davis (17-4, 1 NC) vs. TBA (205 lbs.)
Ed Ruth (3-0) vs. TBA (185 lbs.)
Saad Awad (20-9) vs. Zach Freeman (9-2) (155 lbs.)
Dominic Mazzotta (12-2) vs. Matt Lozano (8-5) (135 lbs.)

Tickets for Bellator 186 are available on Ticketmaster. See you at the fights! Dominic Mazzotta Bellator 186

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